Persuasive Essay About Refugees In Australia

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The issue of refugees coming into Australia has been a highly controversial topic among the government and the people of Australia. An asylum seeker is a person who has fled their own country and applied for protection as a refugee. It is actually legal to arrive in Australia by boat and claim asylum. They are not illegal migrants as many people believe. However, compared to other countries, Australia is currently accepting the least amount of refugees. Under new decisions, the Australian government is forcing asylum seekers to Thailand and other foreign countries so that they don’t deal with as many refugees. More asylum seekers should be allowed into Australia as Australia is available to help and it is a multicultural nation. Australia is very big and compared to the size of other countries (in comparison with its population), its population is minuscule. Yes, most of Australia’s land is not in living conditions, but there still is lots more room for these people, plenty in fact. Refugees do the population of Australia good. When they have children, they will most likely become Australian and work for our country, contributing in its economic growth and educational development. They may require some assistance but in the long run they are extremely beneficial to…show more content…
This statement is ridiculous. Many refugees arriving in Australia are highly educated but, because their qualifications are not recognised in Australia and because they do not speak English very well, they have no choice but to take low paid jobs which require little skill. They do not do this work because they are lazy - in fact most of these jobs are not easy but take whatever jobs are available so they can feed their families and build a new life. Many refugees want to work in order to repay their “debt” to Australia for providing them with

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